Millions tune in every week to watch Ahmed Albasheer's show which pokes fun at IS militants and corrupt government officials. In an exclusive interview with DW, the Iraqi comedian talks about boundaries in satire and the threats he faces.
With his Broadway debut, "The Terms of My Surrender," Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore wants to trump the US President. His latest political battle is again waged with feel-good humor.
Comedian and journalist Ahmed Al-Basheer and a troupe of performers have been attacking the Islamic State terrorist organization with satire, making fun of Jihadists and religious fundamentalism on an internet show.
Lawmakers in Jordan have scrapped a controversial law that allowed rapists to escape punishment by marrying their victims. Activists are celebrating the change, calling it a "historic achievement."
A Jordanian army captain shot several people dead, including two Americans, before being killed by his colleagues. The shooting was at a US-funded facility that trains Iraqi and Palestinian security forces.
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